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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room.

2. (v.) To render dim; to deprive of vision.

3. (v.) To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.

4. (v.) To cast a gloom upon.

5. (v.) To make foul; to sully; to tarnish.

6. (v. i.) To grow or darker.

4654. skotizo -- to darken
... skotizo. 4655 . to darken. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: skotizo Phonetic
Spelling: (skot-id-zo) Short Definition: I darken Definition: I darken. ...
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4656. skotoo -- to darken
... to darken. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: skotoo Phonetic Spelling:
(skot-o'-o) Short Definition: I darken Definition: (lit. or met.) I darken. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6004. amam -- to darken, dim
... 6003, 6004. amam. 6005 . to darken, dim. Transliteration: amam Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-mam') Short Definition: match. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2821. chashak -- to be or grow dark
... be black, be make dark, darken, cause darkness, be dim, hide. A primitive
root; to be dark (as withholding light); transitively, to ...
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3543. kahah -- to be or grow dim or faint
... to be or grow dim or faint. Transliteration: kahah Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-haw')
Short Definition: darken. darken, be dim, fail, faint, restrain, utterly ...
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2820. chasak -- to withhold, refrain
... 1), withheld (3), withholds (2). assuage, darken, forbear, hinder, hold back,
keep back, punish, refrain,. A primitive root; to restrain ...
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6937. qadar -- to be dark
... root Definition to be dark NASB Word Usage become dark (1), dark (1), darken (2),
grew black (1), grow dark (2), mourn (3), mourning (6), sit (1), turbid (1). ...
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The Introduction, with Some General Observations from the Cohesion ...
... And therefore he endeavoureth not only to darken it by error, either more gross
or more subtle, but also to darken it by mistakes and prejudices: whence it ...
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... Do not thou then darken thy darkness; God darkeneth it not, but enlighteneth it
yet more; for to Him is said in another Psalm, "Thou, Lord, shalt light my ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxxxix.htm

The Earliest Calvary Picture.
... When Eden's tragedy came so early, to darken the pages of this old Book, and, far
worse, to darken the pages of human life, there is a great glimpse of this ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/the earliest calvary picture.htm

Putting Clouds Over the Sun
... Children may darken the hearts and lives of their parents. ... We brighten or darken
the lives about us. We lighten or make heavier the burdens of others. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/naylor/heart talks/talk fourteen putting clouds over.htm

The Wilderness State
... And, First, sin of commission. This may frequently be observed to darken the soul
in a moment; especially if it be a known, a wilful, or presumptuous sin. ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 46 the wilderness state.htm

More than Conquerors
... us is to fancy that the mists can quench the sunlight, is to suppose that that which
lies down low in the earth can rise to poison and to darken the heavens. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/more than conquerors.htm

Ripe for Gathering
... by the flood of Egypt.9. And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God,
that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/ripe for gathering.htm

A Good Conscience
... while they claim for themselves clearer light and knowledge than the child, and
thereby condemn themselves rather than the child; when they darken and defile ...
/.../kingsley/sermons for the times/sermon iii a good conscience.htm

The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts.
... In silken thought, which reptile fancy spun,. Till darken'd reason lay quite clouded
o'er 160. ... Her golden mountains, where? all darken'd down. ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/the complaint or night thoughts.htm

... In describing the character and the action of the personages whose histories form
the subjects of this series, the writer makes no attempt to darken the colors ...
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Darken (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (v.) To cast a gloom upon. 5. (v.) To make foul; to sully; to tarnish. 6. (vi)
To grow or darker. Multi-Version Concordance Darken (3 Occurrences). ...
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... 3. (vt) To cause the obscuration of; to darken or hide; -- said of a heavenly
body; as, the moon eclipses the sun. 4. (vt) To obscure ...
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Dim (22 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take
away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse. ...
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Cloud (119 Occurrences)
... is clouded. 8. (vt) To darken or obscure, as if by hiding or enveloping
with a cloud; hence, to render gloomy or sullen. 9. (vt) To ...
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Darkened (28 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Darken. Multi-Version Concordance
Darkened (28 Occurrences). Matthew 24:29 But immediately ...
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Obscure (7 Occurrences)
... 6. (v.) To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide;
to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or ...
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Overcast (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud;
to darken. 2. (vt) To compute or rate too high. 3. (vt ...
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Gloom (29 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To render gloomy or dark; to obscure; to darken. 8. (vt) To fill with
gloom; to make sad, dismal, or sullen. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Dark (234 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as,
the light and darks are well contrasted. 10. (vt) To darken to obscure. Int. ...
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Bible Concordance
Darken (3 Occurrences)

Ezekiel 32:7 And when I put out your life, the heaven will be covered and its stars made dark; I will let the sun be covered with a cloud and the moon will not give her light.

Ezekiel 32:8 All luminaries of light in the heavens, I make black over thee, And I have given darkness over thy land, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah,

Amos 8:9 It will happen in that day," says the Lord Yahweh, "that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day.



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